Our talented team of model making artists and technicians can hand polish any part in any material to perfection. From crystal clear PMMA & PC parts to mirror reflection Aluminum & Steel, our team of polishers is the best hand craft experts. Our polishers also fit parts & preping parts for assembly placing inserts into parts and sanding parts smooth painting, chrome plating, or anodizing.
Polishing is the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface by rubbing it or using a chemical action, leaving a surface with a significant specular reflection (still limited by the index of refraction of the material according to the Fresnel equations.) In some materials (such as metals, glasses, black or transparent stones) polishing is also able to reduce diffuse reflection to minimal values. When an unpolished surface is magnified thousands of times, it usually looks like mountains and valleys. By repeated abrasion, those "mountains" are worn down until they are flat or just small "hills." The process of polishing with abrasives starts with coarse ones and graduates to fine ones.